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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2014

Nick Hornby June 10, 2014 at 1:30 pm Books

  BOOKS BOUGHT: Open Marriage: A New Life—Nena and George O’Neill Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny—Nile Rodgers Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds—Lyndall Gordon Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages—Phyllis Rose The Last Word—Hanif Kureishi BOOKS READ: The Last Word—Hanif Kureishi Nameless Novel—Anonymous Respect Yourself: Stax […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March/April 2014

Nick Hornby June 10, 2014 at 1:28 pm Books 2 comments

  BOOKS BOUGHT: The British Museum Is Falling Down—David Lodge Angel—Elizabeth Taylor My American—Stella Gibbons BOOKS READ: Eminent Hipsters—Donald Fagen The British Museum Is Falling Down—David Lodge The Spy Who Came in from the Cold—John le Carré Thunderstruck and Other Stories—Elizabeth McCracken I have been thinking a lot about the past these last few weeks, […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: February 2014

Nick Hornby March 25, 2014 at 10:09 am Books 2 comments ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: A Man in Love—Karl Ove Knausgaard The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America—George Packer The Signature of All Things—Elizabeth Gilbert Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football—Rich Cohen BOOKS READ: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief—Lawrence Wright A Death in the Family—Karl Ove Knausgaard […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: January 2014

Nick Hornby March 25, 2014 at 10:07 am Books ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Goldfinch—Donna Tartt The Spy Who Came in from the Cold—John le Carré Spike: An Intimate Memoir—Norma Farnes An Officer and a Spy (Kindle)—Robert Harris BOOKS READ: English for the Natives—Harry Ritchie Mo’ Meta Blues—Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson An Officer and a Spy—Robert Harris Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957–1959—David Kynaston The Believer, in […]

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Penguin Live presents … Nick Hornby In Conversation with Craig Taylor

Nick Hornby October 23, 2013 at 3:02 pm Books 1 comment , , , ,

To celebreate the release of Stuff I’ve Been Reading, Nick Hornby will be in conversation with Craig Taylor (author of Londoners) at Rough Trade East on Thursday 14th Novemeber at 7pm. To attend, buy a copy of Stuff I’ve Been Reading from Thursday 7th November at Rough Trade East and collect your wrist band at […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2013

Nick Hornby September 23, 2013 at 9:38 am Books , , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Flamethrowers—Rachel Kushner Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove—Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957–1959—David Kynaston The Orphan Master’s Son—Adam Johnson Bough Down—Karen Green Meeting the English—Kate Clanchy BOOKS READ: Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home—Nina Stibbe Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes—Hampton Hawes The Secret […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: July/August 2013

Nick Hornby August 7, 2013 at 6:06 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Banquet Years: The Origins of the Avant-Garde in France, 1885 to World War I—Roger Shattuck Passing—Nella Larsen Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941—Lynne Olson How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like—Paul Bloom BOOKS READ: A Natural Woman—Carole King Bedsit […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: June 2013

Nick Hornby June 7, 2013 at 6:07 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Watergate—Thomas Mallon Assholes: A Theory—Aaron James The Summer of Naked Swim Parties—Jessica Anya Blau Drinking Closer to Home—Jessica Anya Blau Bedsit Disco Queen—Tracey Thorn BOOKS READ: Assholes: A Theory—Aaron James How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia—Mohsin Hamid The Wonder Bread Summer—Jessica Anya Blau Note to Self—Alina Simone I can tell you […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2013

Nick Hornby May 7, 2013 at 6:10 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes—Mary M. Talbot and Bryan Talbot The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever—Alan Sepinwall Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece—Ashley Kahn Binocular Vision—Edith Pearlman The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright—Jean Nathan […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March/April 2013

Nick Hornby April 7, 2013 at 6:11 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Rod: The Autobiography—Rod Stewart Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense—Francis Spufford Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar—Cheryl Strayed Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York that Changed Music Forever—Will Hermes Gone Girl—Gillian Flynn Alys, Always—Harriet Lane The Yellow Birds—Kevin […]